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Step 1 – Generate an API URL

Before you can connect a Volusion store with Taxlity, you will need to generate an API URL.

How To Generate a Volusion API URL
  1. Login to your Volusion dashboard.
  2. Once logged in, go to the 'Inventory' tab and select 'Import/Export'.
  3. Click on 'Volusion API' tab.
  4. Click the 'Run' button beside 'Generic/Orders.'
  5. Click the blue 'Run' button at the top of the page.
  6. Copy the API URL that is generated at the top.
Example Volusion API URL

https://storename.com/net/[email protected]&EncryptedPassword=6ECDE9F0FB 54613F15CBD1E6AB205789FBE55D2A9614110D1B311146DE3D6FB1&EDI_Name=GenericOrders

Important Volusion API URL Information
  • The Volusion API URL can be generated from any administrator account.
  • If you log in with the newly created admin account, the password will need to be updated every 90 days. When this occurs, the API URL will also change.
  • Any API connection you have will be disconnected, and you will need to update each one with the new API URL.
Step 2 – Generate TaxJar API token
  1. Login to your TaxJar dashboard.
  2. Once logged in, go to the Account tab and select 'SmartCalcs API'.
  3. Copy the Live Token that is generated at the top
Step 3 – Add API URLs to Taxlity dashboard
  1. Create Taxlity account
  2. Complete the Registration by providing informations
  3. In the TaxJar settings provide the TaxJar live token key.Make sure you are pasting the exact key copied from your own TaxJar account
  4. In the Volusion settings fullfill the details with Store Url, Username and The Encrypted password That is we are genarated in the first step
  5. Provide your shipping from address
Step 4 –Add installation snippet to your template
  1. From Taxlity copy the installation snippet.
  2. Login to your Volusion store as admin.
  3. Navigate to 'Design' > 'File Editor' in the top menu.
  4. Choose the main template file, which should be available in the 'Shortcuts' area in the right sidebar. Each store will have a unique template name, e.g., template_240.html.
  5. Scroll to the bottom of the template file.
  6. Paste the installation snippet directly above the ending </body> tag.
  7. Click the blue ‘Save’ button, and you're done!
Example Installation Snippet

<!-- BEGIN TAXLITY CODE--><script src="https://taxlity.virtina.com/public/js/tax-calculator.js?YOUR_TAXLITY_API_TOKEN"></script><!-- END TAXLITY CODE-->